MESSAGE NOTES

As You Go…Jesus is at Work
Acts 9:31-43
Dr. Earl Waggoner

The Big Idea: Jesus is still at work.

I. Miracle Section (vv. 32-43)
A. _________ healed
B. _________ healed
C. Common points:
1. ____________ is an authentic apostle.
2. ____________ is about to happen.
3. ____________ is still at work.
II. Summary Section (v. 31)
A. _____________ is described.
B. _____________ is still at work.
III. Personal Section
*Big Question: _______________________________

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Quick Review: Looking back at your notes from this week’s teaching, was there anything that particularly caught your attention, challenged or confused you?

My Story: Have you experienced that initial, saving work of Jesus?

Digging Deeper:

  1. What kind of evidence would indicate that God is at work in your life?
  2. What would you consider significant “signposts” of God’s work over the entire scope of your past?
  3. Have those signposts involved just you and God? Which of those signposts involved other people (like your small group)?
  4. What would you like to see, in terms of God’s work in your life? Are those expectations of divine evidence reasonable? Biblical? Would you be willing to change your expectations if God, via His Spirit or His Word, convicted you to do so?

NEWCOMERS RECEPTION

We welcome Earl Waggoner as our speaker this weekend. Earl is an elder, small group leader and a member of our preaching team. We want to extend a special welcome to visitors and guests, and we invite you to an informal reception immediately following our worship service. Earl will meet you at the Welcome Center, where you can also receive a special gift when you turn in a Communication Card.

SURVEY RESULTS

Last weekend, our church leadership made a survey available regarding preferences for Sunday worship times. The times proposed that received the most equal support were 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM. In light of this, we will offer Sunday morning services at those times beginning September 9.

CLARK’S VACATION TIME AWAY

Through Thursday, August 30, Pastor Jeff and Mary will be away on vacation. They will be in Oceanside, CA, visiting family and friends. If you have any pastoral needs during this period, Chaplain Chris Van Inwagen will be available for the first half of Pastor Jeff’s vacation, and Pastor Kreg Kastelz will be available for the second half. AWANA SERVICE OPPORTUNITY We are looking for parent volunteers! Please join us for training on August 29 at 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Childcare and a free pizza dinner are provided with an RSVP to the church office. We have several positions open this year. You could be a leader, listener, secretary or helper in any of our areas. Our first meeting night will be September 5 and online registration will open soon.

SUMMER FUN AT DV8 BACK PORCH

Back Porch is a combined middle and high school student event on Thursdays. Meet at the church at 6:00 PM for a van ride to the evening’s location, returning at 9:00 PM. Students enjoy hanging out with each other in a relaxed environment with food and fun. Back Porch will continue through August and will move back into a regular schedule in September of middle school on Wednesday evenings and high school on Thursday evenings, both beginning at 6:30 PM.

MOPS: FIND YOUR FIRE (FALL 2018)

Mothers of Preschoolers is an exciting ministry that ministers to moms with young children, newborns through 5 years old, during the school year. If that’s you, join us on the second and fourth Tuesdays, beginning September 11. We are also seeking mentor moms and workers in the MOPS kids’ classes. Contact Becky Kastelz at 720.323.5890.

KINGDOM WORKERS

We have opportunities for service this fall with our Aspen Ridge Cook Teams on Wednesday evenings. We also have leadership positions available for our Women’s Ministry, Taste of Christmas event, and our Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Please check out Pastor Jeff’s latest blog on our website for details on these opportunities and contact the church office with any interest you may have.

MISSIONS MOMENT

Life’s Options in Evergreen, one of our local ministry partners, is now proudly providing free ultrasounds in addition to their Kids’ Closet. This summer has allowed them to impact the lives of new moms-to-be, providing support along the road to motherhood. You can follow their ministry on Facebook and Instagram.

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